Water is essential to life and is a valuable natural resource in the Northern Territory.

  • Contact Water Resources
    Contact details for the Water Resources regional offices in Darwin, Katherine and Alice Springs.
  • Flooding: riverine and storm surge
    Information on riverine flooding and storm surge after cyclones in the Northern Territory.
  • Groundwater
    Groundwater information and data, climate and the types of aquifers in the Northern Territory.
  • Surface water
    Climatic zones, drainage divisions and Northern Territory surface water use and data.
  • Water control districts
    Maps and information for the water control districts in the Northern Territory.
  • Beneficial water use
    Information on water quality and beneficial use declarations including the nine use categories and where beneficial uses have been declared.
  • Water licensing portal
    Get information about decisions for all current water allocation licences in the Northern Territory.
  • Water data portal
    Get access to water data and information including water levels and rainfall in the Northern Territory.